Picture of the Day: Dredger Dodge Island at Work (USA)

The Dodge Island, a Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company hopper dredger, motors up the Delaware River during the dredging operations on July 23, 2014.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging on July 18 as part of the next contract of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project.

Current work is part of a $14.1 million contract to remove approximately 400,000 cubic yards of material from the Lower Reach A portion of the river (southwest of the Philadelphia Airport to Chester, Pa.)

Photo by Tim Boyle

Dredging Today Staff, July 28, 2014

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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